Documentary History of American Water-works

Introduction Historical Background Chronology Geography Biography Technology Ownership and Financing General Bibliography
Middle Atlantic States Pennsylvania Stroudsburg

Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

Stroudsburg was incorporated as a borough in 1815.

The Stroudsburg Water Company was incorporated on August 15, 1876 and built a gravity system that began operating in October, 1876.

The Monroe County Water Supply Company was incorporated September 19, 1899.

The Stroudsburg Municipal Authority was incorporated in December, 1953 and bought the Monroe County Water Supply Company on June 1, 1956 for $653,560.

The Brodhead Creek Regional Authority was incorporated on November 30, 1953.

Water is provided by the Brodhead Creek Regional Authority.


References
1882 Stroudsburg, from Engineering News, 8:394 (May 6, 1882)

1882 Stroudsburg from "The Water-Supply of Certain Cities and Towns of the United States," by Walter G. Elliot, C. E., Ph. D.

1888 "Stroudsburg," from Manual of American Water Works, Volume 1.

1890 "Stroudsburg," from Manual of American Water Works, Volume 2.

1891 "Stroudsburg," from Manual of American Water Works, Volume 3.

1897 "Stroudsburg," from Manual of American Water Works, Volume 4. 

1899 The Republican (Scranton, Pennsylvania), October 2, 1899, Page 4.
At a meeting of the Monroe county Water Supply company, on Saturday morning, the balance of the purchase money was paid for the Stroudsburg Water Company's plant.

1956 "Stroudsburg Officially Acquires Water Company," The Daily Record (Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania), June 2, 1956, Page 1




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